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The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe (in English: "Triumphal Arch") honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown…


"LA RÉSISTANCE DE 1814" The four main sculptures of the monument are: "Le Départ de 1792" by François Rude, "Le Triomphe de 1810" by Jean-Pierre Cortot, "La Résistance de 1814" by Antoine Étex, "La Paix de 1815", by Antoine Étex.

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